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Hummingbirds by Otfinoski, Steven.

Hummingbirds

A basic introduction to hummingbirds discusses their habitat, behaviors, life cycle, and anatomy, with information on how to identify and observe these birds.

Feb 28, 2015
From strawberry to jam by Owings, Lisa, author.

From strawberry to jam

Explains how strawberries are picked, washed, and processed into jam.

Feb 28, 2015
Hunting with shotguns by Hemstock, Annie Wendt, author.

Hunting with shotguns

Feb 28, 2015
Immigrants' rights, citizens' rights by Howell, Sara.

Immigrants' rights, citizens' rights

Explains the difference between immigrants and United States citizens, the two different ways to become a citizen, the rights only citizens have and the ones immigrants share, deportation, and rights under the criminal law.

Feb 28, 2015
I see things differently - a first look at autism by Thomas, Pat, 1959- author.

I see things differently - a first look at autism

Offers advice to children on the main characteristics of autism, and addresses common worries and questions on what to expect from an autistic classmate and how to interact with people with the condition.

Feb 28, 2015
Hunting by Ringstad, Arnold, author.

Hunting

Offers a general introduction to hunting, looking at what it is, where people hunt, the different types of game animals, the different types of hunting, and safety.

Feb 28, 2015
Explore the cosmos like Neil DeGrasse Tyson - a space science journey by Saucier, C. A. P., 1954-

Explore the cosmos like Neil DeGrasse Tyson - a space science journey

Feb 28, 2015
Fun facts and silly stories 3 by

Fun facts and silly stories 3

This is the third fun-packed volume in this series of unbelievable facts and crazy stories for the younger Ripley reader. This instantly engaging, bright new book in an attractive square format features large, colorful type and fantastic photos that educate and inform in a humorous style. Incredible facts are supplemented by explanatory stories and information throughout.

Feb 28, 2015
The Grasshopper & the Ants by Pinkney, Jerry

The Grasshopper & the Ants

Feb 28, 2015
Incredible experiments with chemical reactions & mixtures by Navarro, Paula, author.

Incredible experiments with chemical reactions & mixtures

Presents 16 simple experiments that can be performed with common objects found around the house. The book explores concepts like water density, oxidation, and more are explored using simple household materials. Each experiment includes illustrated, step-by-step instructions and a simple scientific explanation of what is happening during the experiment. Full-color illustrations on each page.

Feb 28, 2015
Famous immigrants and their stories by Howell, Sara.

Famous immigrants and their stories

Discusses immigration to the United States and highlights immigrants who have made an impact in American business, culture, and sports.

Feb 28, 2015
Elvis - the story of the rock and roll King by Christensen, Bonnie.

Elvis - the story of the rock and roll King

Feb 28, 2015
Egypt by Pateman, Robert, 1954- author.

Egypt

Discusses the geography, history, government, economy, and culture of the Middle Eastern country that in ancient times had the most advanced civilization in the world.

Feb 28, 2015
Edgar Degas by Cernak, Linda, 1953- author.

Edgar Degas

Presents an overview of the life and accomplishments of Degas, describing his painting style and the lasting influence of the French artist.

Feb 28, 2015
I am feeling bashful - a first look at shyness by Thomas, Pat, 1959- author.

I am feeling bashful - a first look at shyness

"Everyone feels shy at times, even grown-ups and other children who seem very brave. But excessive shyness may leave children feeling lonely and left out. This book [is intended to] help children take the first steps toward feeling more confident"--Amazon.com.

Feb 28, 2015
From sea to salt by Owings, Lisa, author.

From sea to salt

"How does seawater turn into crystals of salt? Follow each step--from filling ponds with seawater to sprinkling salt on your popcorn--in this fascinating book!"--

Feb 28, 2015
From goat to cheese by Owings, Lisa, author.

From goat to cheese

"How does goat milk turn into delicious cheese? Follow each step--from milking a goat to eating goat cheese--in this fascinating book!"--

Feb 28, 2015
From bulb to tulip by Owings, Lisa.

From bulb to tulip

Explains how through planting, watering, and waiting, bulbs sprout into tulips.

Feb 28, 2015
Frogs by Simon, Seymour

Frogs

Feb 28, 2015
Friends - making them & keeping them by Criswell, Patti Kelley.

Friends - making them & keeping them

""Friends" is designed to help you learn how to make new friends, and make the most of the friendships you already have. It's full of quizzes, crafts, thoughtful advice, and true stories of friendship shared by real girls like you"--

Feb 28, 2015